The Loch Ness Monster smiles for the camera -- sort of, Ellis Island closes, actor William Holden passes away, and Madonna releases "Like a Virgin," all on this day.
1948: In Tokyo, an international war crimes tribunal sentences seven Japanese military and government officials, including Gen. Hideki Tojo (seated with headphones on), the prime minister of Japan during most of World War II, to death for their roles in the war.
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